The election of Donald Trump did not provoke tortured bouts of self-appraisal only among Democrats. Republicans are also struggling with their own “Whither our party?” moment. Unfortunately for them, they are too utterly craven to even produce a good set of lies!
Looking towards a looming future in which everyone rides in driverless cars, genius “design” types are already rethinking the humble American gas station. But are they visionaries—or IDIOTonaries?
The future is not completely unpredictable. Many of the most powerful economic and political trends in this country can be found inside an Amazon warehouse. And what happens to the workers there will say a lot about our collective future.
You may or may not turn to Splinternews.com for investment advice, and frankly I could not care less. I offer you a pearl of wisdom and you may do with it what you wish: All these imaginary “digital currencies” are just made up fake things.
The announcement that a large group of news media publishers are banding together in an attempt to bargain collectively with Facebook and Google over revenues is a big deal. And long overdue. But realistically, there are only a few ways that the future of the journalism industry can turn out.
Like defective dogs who never properly adjust to Pavlovian conditioning, we in the media continue to be shocked, shocked by the not normal behavior of our American president. This is all leading up to something quite obvious.
There is no creature in American politics more puzzled over by Democrats than the angry, forgotten Trump voter. How can we reach them? How should we speak to them? Here’s a wild idea: fix their problems.
Analysts at big banks regularly publish all sorts of insights and predictions regarding the direction of the financial markets. Goldman Sachs says there are continuing challenges in the retail space. Morgan Stanley isn't very happy with how Coach is performing. Bank of America thinks there's a good chance the universe…
30 years ago this November, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home presented a future that didn't have any humpback whales in it.